The advantages and disadvantages of ever-shrinking components.
April 19, 2019 by Matthew Cook
This article continues a discussion of microcontroller features and characteristics that are particularly important when you’re thinking in terms of DSP capabilities.
April 08, 2019 by Robert Keim
MCU datasheets sometimes present an overwhelming abundance of facts, figures, and specs. This practical, step-by-step guide will help you to identify and extract the information that you need.
April 01, 2019 by Robert Keim
In this article we’ll look at the defining characteristics of these extremely popular ICs, and then we’ll explore the internal architecture.
March 25, 2019 by Robert Keim
Learn about integrated circuits that can help you to design customized RF communication systems.
August 10, 2018 by Robert Keim
Learn about mutual inductance and how it can influence an engineer’s approach to circuit and system design.
July 06, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article provides some tips on how to fine-tune the characteristics of a low-pass filter.
June 29, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses the PCB layout for a power-supply circuit that generates a regulated 3.3 V rail from a small solar cell.
June 07, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses a 3.3 V power-supply circuit that is built around an inductorless DC/DC converter and a solar cell.
June 06, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses details that will help you choose the right kind of solar cell and successfully incorporate it into your next project.
May 31, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article presents the equivalent circuit for a solar cell and discusses some implementation details.
May 30, 2018 by Robert Keim
One of the biggest fears many British people face is forgetting to say sorry. This project is designed to automatically apologize when the user bumps into an object.
March 28, 2018 by Robin Mitchell
This article will discuss the basic concepts of clock gating and how it can be used to reduce the power consumption of synchronous digital systems.
March 08, 2018 by Steve Arar
This article provides a closer look at the PCB design considerations and programming of a custom capacitive touch interface device.
February 07, 2018 by Mark Hughes
This article, part of AAC’s Analog Circuit Collection, presents a simple yet effective replacement for ADC-based window detection.
February 02, 2018 by Robert Keim
The MSP430FR2633 is a low-power microcontroller with multiple GPIOs and capacitive touch pins. This project creates a circuit that supports a custom capacitive touch panel with LED and haptic feedback.
January 12, 2018 by Mark Hughes
In part 2 of this article, we will focus on key specifications and features in the context of wearable devices, condition monitoring, and IoT applications.
December 22, 2017 by Chris Murphy, Analog Devices
This is a protoype of a fitness wearable device designed to vibrate when it detects stagnation.
December 13, 2017 by Demsey Kirkwood
In part 4 of our Wi-Fi Eye project, we'll deal with our power supply
July 28, 2017 by Jeremy Lee
Part 3 of this project focuses on choosing and configuring the servos you will use to create your Wi-Fi Eye.
July 27, 2017 by Jeremy Lee
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